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This Woman's Video Teaching Her Son Math with Abacus went Viral. Now, She Runs an EdTech Company

Rashmi, a PhD holder in computer science is another example of how it is to be a woman entrepreneur and a mother in the world of technology and computer gig.

8 Mar 2021 6:51 pm
Rescued by Optician, Truffles the Kitty Now Models Eyewear for Children at Clinic

Truffles has been trained to wear 20 different pairs of glasses without lenses, an eyepatch and a pair of sunglasses with lenses, to help visiting children feel confident and get over their insecurities.

8 Mar 2021 6:45 pm
Bengaluru Mans Silent Friendship with Chaiwala over Years Near His Home Will Warm Your Heart

The Bengaluru guy took to Twitter to chronicle the memories he had with a tea stall near his house after the owner decided to shut the shop.

8 Mar 2021 6:29 pm
South Africa's First Female Black Helicopter Pilot's Long Flight to Fly beyond that Glass Ceiling

Now a certified flight instructor, Refilwe Ledwaba has run her foundation, Girls Fly Programme in Africa, for over a decade, training hundreds of young women in aerospace and aviation.

8 Mar 2021 6:28 pm
Columbian Influencer Got QR Code Tattooed on Neck to Open His Instagram Page. But It Doesn't Work

However, it is not clear if the tattoo ever worked or it stopped working recently, which could have happened due to some change in skin or fading of the pigment.

8 Mar 2021 6:20 pm
Best 'Jugaad Ever? Viral Video Shows Men Turning Saree Into Rope, Netizens Applaud Innovation

In a video posted on Twitter by author and screenwriter Advaita Kala, two men can be seen using an old saree to make rope out of it. As the 1 minute 53 seconds video clip goes on, one of the men rips a saree into different parts and then proceeds to tear them into shreds.

8 Mar 2021 5:45 pm
Residents Can Now Get Earthquake Alerts, Privacy Protection as Part of Japanese Smart City Push

The smartphone alerts were introduced in Aizuwakamatsu city, Fukushima prefecture, last week by consultancy firm Accenture.

8 Mar 2021 5:25 pm
Sex Scandals, Diana's Death, Racism and 'Megxit': Controversies That Rocked the British Royal Family

Prince Harry and his mixed-race wife Meghan have claimed that the British royals were worried how dark their son's skin might be, during a potentially damaging US TV interview in which she also said she had suicidal thoughts after being hounded by the press.

8 Mar 2021 5:17 pm
YouTuber Tricks Royal Experts to Speak on Meghan Markle Interview Two Days Before it Was Aired

Youtubers Josh Pieters and Archie Manners tricked Royal experts to comment on an interview of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Ophra Winfrey without even watching the full conversation.

8 Mar 2021 5:15 pm
Meet Dr Ruha Shabad Who is Helping Thousands of Indian Muslim Women Write Their Success Stories

A doctor turned public health professional turned social entrepreneur, Dr Ruha Shabad founded the Led By Foundation last year to provide dedicated guidance and mentorship to young Muslim women in India.

8 Mar 2021 5:11 pm
Meghan Markle Fought Sexism in Ads at 11. It's 2021, And Media Still has a Woman Problem

In a report by the UN about Gender Inequality in Indian Media, it was found that less than five percent of leadership positions across media companies are occupied by women and 26.3 percent for digital portals.

8 Mar 2021 5:09 pm
After Oxford, Now Campaign Launched Against 'Sexist' Dictionaries in Italy

About 100 high-profile Italians signed a letter demanding changes to the Treccani online dictionary after a similar campaign forced the Oxford English dictionary to alter its definition last year.

8 Mar 2021 5:04 pm
Girl Who Beat up Miscreants in Madhya Pradesh Made Collector for a Day

To commemorate International Women's Day, 21-year-old Archana Kewat attended meetings in Katni district and cleared pending official work as a collector would. She also presided over some events on the occasion of International Women's Day.

8 Mar 2021 5:03 pm
On International Women's Day, Maharashtra Sets up Vaccination Centres Only for Women

These centres will remain operational only for the day, a health official said. Women willing to take the vaccine can go to these centres during the day.

8 Mar 2021 4:42 pm
Women are Working as Helpers in Family Businesses Without a Pay, Here's Why this Needs to be Addressed

The labour force participation rate has declined from 30 per cent in 2004-05 to 18.6 per cent in 2018-19 as per the Employment-Unemployment Survey and Periodic Labour Force Survey data.

8 Mar 2021 3:58 pm
Grapes on Pizza? Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Cooks up Storm on Social Media With New Dish

Jamie Olivers latest take on pizza with grapes as a topping on the Italian dish has intrigued the foodies on the Internet.

8 Mar 2021 3:58 pm
WATCH: UP Police Constable Rescuing a Kidnapped Girl from 30-Feet Deep Well Wins Praises

The viral video shows an Uttar Pradesh Police constable who went inside a well to rescue a kidnapped little girl and bring her back safely.

8 Mar 2021 3:51 pm
Meghan Markle Says She Was Taught How to Curtsy by Sarah Ferguson Just Before Meeting Queen Elizabeth

Meghan refers to Sarah, the Duchess of York, throughout the interview as Fergie is renowned for her trademark deep curtsies to the queen.

8 Mar 2021 3:50 pm
Japanese Vending Machines are Now Dishing Out Covid-19 Tests as a DIY Solution

Vending machines selling test kits offer consumers the option of avoiding crowded clinics or having to wait for an appointment, said Hideki Takemura, director of the Laketown Takenoko Ear Nose and Throat Clinic which has set up seven machines in the greater Tokyo area.

8 Mar 2021 3:35 pm
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Pledges $25 Million to Empower Women Around the World, Including India

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Pichai also committed to help 1 million women in rural villages in India to become entrepreneurs through business tutorials, tools and mentorship, as part of the Google Internet Saathi programme.

8 Mar 2021 3:28 pm
Do Fish Like Hip Hop? Australian 'Neuroscience DJ' Built Them a Tiny Club to Find Out

The analysis for the study doesnt look at how the fish larvae react - but how their brain cells react to more simple sounds.

8 Mar 2021 3:25 pm
The Female Scientists Headlining the Quest for Covid-19 Vaccine Across the World

Women scientists across the world have been taking charge of research, developing the vaccine and lastly, heading the numerous trials to finally help deliver a safe vaccine for the world to emerge out of the pandemic.

8 Mar 2021 3:21 pm
This Daughter Took Job as Part-time Nurse to Spend Time with Elderly Father at US Hospital

The daughter revealed that the new nurse job, although difficult, but its worth it as she gets to spend some extra time with her 87-year-old dad in Minnesota.

8 Mar 2021 3:08 pm
Here's How We Can Empower Women Frontline Health Workers Who Fought the Hardest Battle Against Covid-19

Our overstretched healthcare system stood on the shoulder of these women for not only community engagement but also for starting the largest vaccination drive in the world.

8 Mar 2021 2:50 pm
WATCH: Daughters Get Scared after Father Shaves His Head and Beard Looking Like a 'Stranger'

For the first time, the daughters saw the father with no beard and were left baffled when they were approached by a stranger with their dads face but not his beard.

8 Mar 2021 2:27 pm
NASA Names Touchdown Site of Perseverance Rover On Mars After Science Fiction Author Octavia Butler

The Mars 2020 Perseverance mission is part of NASA's Moon to Mars exploration approach, which includes Artemis missions to the Moon that will help prepare for human exploration of the Red Planet.

8 Mar 2021 2:21 pm
'Being a Mother Gives Me Perspective': Deepshikha Deshmukh's Journey in Building Her Father's Dream

One of the youngest and strongest female producers of Bollywood, Deepshika Deshmukh recalls her journey of taking Pooja Entertainment to new heights every day.

8 Mar 2021 2:20 pm
Man Reveals How His Random Head Injury Helped Save His Wife from Coma in Viral TikTok Trend

People are sharing bizarre stories in the 'one in a million' trend on TikTok.

8 Mar 2021 2:02 pm
'Empowered Women Empower Women': Entrepreneur Shailja Dutt Recounts Journey to Build a Global Company

Shailja, as an independent woman, thinks her gender has only enhanced her leadership role and has never restricted her work and caliber.

8 Mar 2021 1:56 pm
Rare Mandarin Duck Spotted in Arunachal Pradesh After Being Sighted in Assam Last Month

A Mandarin duck was recently spotted in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park in upper Assam's Tinsukia district in February 2021. It has been spotted again in Arunachal Pradesh's Dirang Valley.

8 Mar 2021 1:34 pm
Meet Amrita Samant, the Maternity-Shoot Photographer With an All-Female Team

Amrita started her venture with an all-women team. In an interview to News18, she says, 'I wanted to hire women to provide more opportunities in this otherwise male-dominated industry.'

8 Mar 2021 1:26 pm
'All She'd Want For Us is To Be Happy': Prince Harry Opens Up About Mother Diana in Oprah Winfrey Interview

'I just didn't want to be alive anymore.; And that was very clear and real and frightening. Meghan, on the suicidal thoughts she had after joining the royal family.

8 Mar 2021 1:21 pm
Chandra Shekhar Azad's Vintage Photo Restored by Indian Artist Goes Viral on Twitter

An Indian artist on Twitter recently restored an old, grainy photo of revolutionary freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad. The 2021 version of Azad has taken the Internet by storm.

8 Mar 2021 1:09 pm
Photos of Bathroom Without Doors and Walls in Rs 6.5 Crore Mansion Have Baffled the Internet

A mansion in Boston, Massachusetts and listed on the website Zillow has baffled everyone for its bathroom that has glass walls, no doors, and zero concept of privacy.

8 Mar 2021 12:50 pm
The Memes That You Should Not Make This International Women's Day

We need to understand that joking about sexualism, feminism is not funny but can be offensive to gender in many ways. Memers need to understand where the line is even while they are trying to be funny.

8 Mar 2021 11:17 am
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Ex-wife MacKenzie Scott Marries a School Teacher from Seattle

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott were married for 25 years before they ended their relation in 2019.

8 Mar 2021 11:16 am
Uttar Pradesh is Giving Females Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs on Priority to Kick-off Women's Day

In Agra, the drive would be a women-only affair at three facilities -- district hospital, Lady Lyall hospital and Etmadpur community health centre.

8 Mar 2021 10:52 am
Artificial Intelligence That Reveals Current Drugs Helpful in Combating Alzheimer's Developed

For the study, published in Nature Communications, the team described their framework, called DRIAD (Drug Repurposing In Alzheimer's Disease), which relies on machine learning -- a branch of artificial intelligence in which systems are 'trained' on vast amounts of data.

8 Mar 2021 10:36 am
'Anyone Can Go Viral': How Social Media Made Women Entrepreneurs in The Pandemic

In fact, over the last few years, there has been a paradigm shift in the way people run their business -- particularly when it comes to women entrepreneurs. Much of this can be credited to the advent of social media.

8 Mar 2021 10:24 am
UK Queen praises frontline workers across Commonwealth

The British monarch said the testing times experienced by so many have led to a deeper appreciation of the mutual support and spiritual sustenance.

8 Mar 2021 10:12 am
Auction of Liquor Shop in Rajasthan Village Starts at Rs 72 Lakh, Bidding Ends at Rs 510 Crore

The news of the liquor shop in Rajasthan shooting up auction price of Rs 510 crore left many flabbergasted, including the officials from the Excise department who had never expected the bid to go up this high.

8 Mar 2021 10:11 am
Vegan Diet May Affect Your Bone Health, Mixed-food Meals Fare Better: Study

In a new study, the bone health of vegans, as well as people following a mixed-food diet, was determined with an ultrasound measurement of the heel bone.

8 Mar 2021 10:06 am
Murder, But Gentler: How 'Cozy' Mystery Novels is a Genre Blooming in Pandemic

Esi Sogah, a senior editor at Kensington Books, says shes seen an uptick in cozy mystery sales in the past year. She believes that the genres settings often picturesque small towns, quirky villages, or unique neighborhoods allow homebound readers to travel in their minds.

8 Mar 2021 10:05 am
Shahid Afridi Getting Bowled to Shaheen Afridi in PSL Gets a 'Dulhe Raja' Twist in Hilarious Video

'Shaheen's family approached my family for my daughter. Both families are in touch, matches are made in heaven, if Allah wills this match will be made too. My prayers are with Shaheen for his continued success on and off the field,' Shahid Afridi tweeted on Sunday.

8 Mar 2021 8:58 am
Mexico Activists Paint Names of Female Victims of Violence Around National Palace

The names of victims were painted on metal barriers erected around Mexico's national palace ahead of a major women's march as activists turned the fencing into a makeshift billboard for their movement.

8 Mar 2021 8:55 am
'Ab Pawri Nahi Ho Rahi Hai,' Say Delhi Police While Seizing 24 Hookahs From Rajouri Restaurant

A senior police official said during patrolling duty, sub-inspector Prakash Kashyap along with head constable Suresh raided the restaurant-cum-bar in west Delhis Rajouri Garden area after receiving information that hookahs were being served to customers.

8 Mar 2021 7:56 am
Born Without a Womb, Malaysian Artist Aims to Normalise Conversations on Women's Sexual Health

Malaysian artist Wani Ardy was born without a uterus, a condition called the Mayer-Rokitansky-Kster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) said cultural barriers and taboos surrounding sexual health in Malaysia often leave women feeling ashamed or unwilling to seek support or treatment.

7 Mar 2021 5:32 pm
'Dream to Have a Clean Planet': Meet the Paris Street Sweeper Who Became a TikTok Celebrity

Paris street sweeper Ludovic Franceschet become an unlikely youth culture on Tik-tok with time-lapse videos of him sweeping up piles of trash, dancing and making heart-felt appeals to people to keep the planet clean.

7 Mar 2021 5:00 pm
Current Affairs, Social Change: Here's What Women Like to Talk About on Twitter

In a recent survey commissioned by Twitter, it was found that Indian women like talking about their passion and challenges, as well as discussing current affairs and social change on the microblogging site.

7 Mar 2021 4:54 pm
How a Maharashtra Woman is Bringing Prosperity to Her Village Through a Self-Help Group

In 2014, Shalini decided to become a community leader by joining a program by Swades Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala.

7 Mar 2021 4:53 pm